Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are Lady of the Lake’s rental rates?

    We’re sure you’ll find the Lady of the Lake’s rates the most affordable rates for your party! As the only triple-deck boat on Lake Minnetonka, our comfortable capacity is 100 people. Rental rates vary dependent on the time of day, the day of the week and the month. They usually fall between $200 and $300 an hour. These rates are for the boat and crew only. Catering, liquor, entertainment and gratuities are in addition to the stated rates. All catering is handled directly through The Lady of the Lake.
  • Is parking convenient?

    Yes! Metered parking is available in front of the boat and there are free municipal parking lots within a short walking distance.
  • What is your address?

    Lady of the Lake is docked in downtown Excelsior 8 Water St., Excelsior, MN 55331. Cruises depart from and return to this location. A map of and directions to our dock can be found here . Our mailing address is P.O. Box 671 Excelsior, MN 55331.
  • Is a deposit required?

    We ask for a deposit and a signed contract to reserve your cruise date and time. The balance is due 10 days prior.
  • Is the cruise still going?

    Lady of the Lake will not cancel for weather. If weather precludes sailing the party will be held dockside until such weather passes.
  • Do you accept credit cards aboard?

    The beverage station aboard DOES accept credit cards.
  • Do you allow us to bring our own beer, wine or liquor on board?

    No outside beverages may be brought aboard.
  • Can we bring our own food or snacks on board?

    Due to health department restrictions only certain snacks may be brought aboard and a galley fee may apply.

  • Can we have our own music or bring a DJ or band on board?

    Outside entertainment such as DJ or Bands must have prior approval in writing from our office.
  • Can we decorate the main deck and dining decks?

    Decorating is allowed with some exceptions, Confetti or sprinkles and taping of decorations are not allowed.

  • What about handicap accessibility?

    We welcome all special groups, and depending upon lake levels are wheelchair accessible for boarding, please call in advance.
  • Is smoking allowed?

    Smoking is allowed topside on the Sun Deck only.